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Definition of "preses" []

  • One who presides over the deliberations of an organized society or the like; a president; the chairman of a meeting. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "preses" in a sentence
  • "This hut was a general resort to all the idlers in the vicinity; Grim, as he was generally styled for the sake of abbreviation, discharging the office of "preses," or chief moderator, in all debates held therein."
  • "Inevitably they ask if I'm published by one of the Minnesota preses, and I always have to say, No, New York."
  • "There are ex-judges, ex-preses and their famalies who "require" secret service protection because they have all contributed so much to the world that the loss of any of them would spell disaster for us all."